Finance is a service department responsible for maintaining the integrity of the financial functions within the City. Functions include accounting, auditing, financial reporting, cash management, accounts payable and payroll service to all the City departments. Other responsibilities include cash and investment management functions and internal audit. The department is custodian of all City funds. Responsibilities include budget preparation and administration on a day-to-day basis and the preparation of periodic and annual financial statements.
The Finance Director is appointed by the City Manager and is the head of the Finance Department which includes the Finance Division,
Procurement Division and the Billing and Collection Division.
Where can I apply to be a volunteer?
The application to become a member of the Punta Gorda Volunteer Fire Department Association can be downloaded
here . Print out the document and complete all applicable fields and signatures. Return the application form to the City of Punta Gorda Fire Department headquarters at 1410 Tamiami Trail. An interview will then be arranged with a Fire Department liaison. Based on the outcome of the interview, you will need to get a physical exam from your physician and we will arrange for a background check and drug screen.
What is a Future Land Use Map?
The map that serves as a blueprint for future development and guides the zoning is the future land use map (FLUM). It is a key component of the
What is a Zoning District?
Zoning District defines what types of primary and accessory uses can be developed and what types of development standards will govern that use. Development standards generally include lot size, lot width, setbacks, heights of structures and buildings, lot coverage, and screening.
A zoning district is very critical in that it determines the type of uses you can and cannot establish on your property. For example, if your parcel is zoned for residential use, you would generally not be able to place a business on this property. Upon request, Zoning & Code Compliance can give you a complete listing of what is permissible in your specific zoning district.